Milligan College

Milligan College

Milligan College is a Christian, four year, liberal arts college located in Tennessee. The college was established in 1866 and is based on a 181-acre campus. The US News and World Report ranked Milligan College at the 8th position among Southern Baccalaureate Colleges in 2008. The college provides bachelor's and master's degrees in Biblical learning, business, education, humane learning, nursing, occupational therapy, communicative arts, scientific learning, and social learning.

Milligan College participates in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Appalachian Athletic Conference. It fields athletics teams in baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross country, golf, mountain biking, soccer, swimming, softball and volleyball. Financial aid is available for eligible students in the form of grants, loans, work-study programs, and scholarships like the Betty Goah Scholarship, the NACC Bible Bowl Scholarship, and the Institute for Servant Leadership Scholarships.

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Milligan College
Milligan Hwy
Milligan College , TN 37682
General Phone: (423) 461-8700

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Milligan College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management67business management, accounting
Education and Teaching53education, early childhood education, music teaching
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy33health and physical education, occupational therapy
Nursing and Emergency Medicine28registered nursing
Liberal Arts17English, humanities, sociology, history
Art Studies11visual and performing arts
Therapy and Counseling10psychology
Religion and Philosophy9bible studies
Family and Social Work9social service professions
Science7biology, chemistry
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science
Media5media studies
Music4music, various music studies

Number of programs and degrees for Milligan College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree17021
Master's degree913

Milligan College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Milligan College had a total enrollment of 1,006 students (1,015 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 50%
Women 50%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 73%
Graduate 27%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 89%
Black 3%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 27%
20-21 30%
22-24 16%
25-29 9%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%

Milligan College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 73 %

Milligan College Room and Board (2007)

Milligan College offers campus housing for 656 of its 1,015 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Johnson City, Tennessee for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Tennessee Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

Milligan College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal500598
SAT Math463600
SAT Writing460575
ACT Verbal2126
ACT Math1825
ACT Composite2025

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT36%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT83%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Milligan College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 20,560
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 20,560
Room and board $ 5,650
Room charge $ 2,650
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,000
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 2,800

Financial Aid:
Milligan College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 351100)

Milligan College Faculty

Milligan College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Associate professorcalendar year1*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$61,7742*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year13$51,13810$53,856
Associate professoracademic year12$49,54511$48,537
Assistant professoracademic year10$38,92911$43,839
All faculty totalacademic year35$47,10332$48,584

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Milligan College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Appalachian Athletic Conference
Baseball Appalachian Athletic Conference
Track Appalachian Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports356095

Milligan College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Music Teacher Education

Family And Social Work
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies

Mathematics, General

Communication and Media Studies, Other

Music, General
Music, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Milligan College Apart:

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
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